• Accor North America

    Accor North America
    Learn how Accor North America, one of the nation's largest owner/operators of economy lodging, is using SecureSphere to protect its Internet-based reservation systems and back-end databases from attack.

    "The Accor online reservation system is one of our most important revenue channels and a critical touch point for serving customers of all our North American properties. SecureSphere enables us to protect this business critical infrastructure from attack and data theft, while at the same time allowing our IT staff to be alerted of any unusual activity as it occurs. Imperva is helping us protect the security and privacy of customer data, and gain unprecedented visibility into who is accessing this critical operational system."

    Jeff Winslow, CIO

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee

    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    This Case Study describes how Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee has deployed Imperva SecureSphere to safeguard the privacy of private member and corporate information and to meet various privacy and security regulations, including requirements due to HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) and CMS (the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services).

    "Web and database communication has become integrated into nearly every BCBST production system. So protecting our Web applications and database is a key element in safeguarding the private health information of our members and partners."

    Chris Levan, CIO

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  • Brock University

    Brock University
    Brock University, located in St. Catharines, ON, is one of Canada's leading universities with a stellar reputation for producing smart, successful graduates. Brock maintains a robust IT systems environment designed to keep pace with its stellar academic reputation and was determined to protect itself from the major data breaches that have been reported by so many educational institutions in recent memory. After evaluating the leading security products, Brock implemented Imperva's SecureSphere Gateway to protect Brock's front end web applications and also secure data all the way through their backend databases – while handling custom developed applications with no impact on performance or requiring special scripting.

    "The Dynamic Profiling capabilities of SecureSphere automatically detect who is doing what and makes sure that what they are doing is not unauthorized. Suspicious activities are flagged and my team alerted. Best of all, SecureSphere ensures that we aren't bothered by false positives. "

    Roger Herman, DBA, Brock University

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  • Global Business Cuts $90 Million in Excess IT Costs

    Global Business Cuts $90 Million in Excess IT Costs
    A Fortune Global 500 Company replaced the database auditing system they developed in-house with Imperva SecureSphere. This case study explains how Imperva's database auditing and protection solution saved the bank over $90 million by streamlining hardware and software spending, eliminating database server load, and reducing manual processes that relied upon built-in database auditing.

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  • Global Financial Services Enterprise

    Global Financial Services Enterprise
    Global Financial Services Enterprise Chooses SecureSphere Stack Powered by Net Optics to Provide Scalability for Database and Network Protection in the 10G Environment. SecureSphere Stack powered by Net Optics joint solution represents a way to scale easily and quickly using products of proven interoperability in an ingenious configuration. Without the need to make a substantial investment in new infrastructure, the Financial Services Enterprise saves additional funds, while the use of familiar 2 Gbps Database and Web Application Security appliances lowers the learning curve and operational costs as well.

    The solution is compact yet powerful, using a high-port-density configuration with minimal power consumption. The benefits of this sophisticated joint solution are significant for the Financial Company, whose customers can now rely with confidence on the security of their confidential information.

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  • Intuition Systems, Inc.

    Intuition Systems, Inc.
    Intuition Systems, a leading national payment processing firm, has deployed the SecureSphere Web Application Firewall (WAF) and Database Security Gateway (DSG) to meet compliance requirements imposed by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard. Intuition Systems chose SecureSphere for its unique ability to provide integrated web application protection and database security.

    "Deploying a Web Application Firewall was the most efficient and cost effective solution for us to comply with the PCI Data Security Standard. SecureSphere was the easiest product to deploy and configure, and delivered the best performance in our tests. When we learned about its ability to also monitor and protect databases, we expanded our project scope and deployed this functionality as well. With Imperva we have a complete solution for data security and PCI compliance. "

    Jean-Pierre Zaiter, CIO, Intuition Systems

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  • Leading International Bank

    Leading International Bank
    A leading bank in the Asia-Pacific region standardizes on SecureSphere to protect its 1500 mission-critical databases and meet IBTRM guidelines for securing internet banking. IBTRM requires the bank to continuously monitor and audit privileged activity, enforce access policies, restrict access to data on a "need-to-have" basis and prevent unauthorized access. The bank chose Imperva SecureSphere for its ability to monitor and audit database activities, its ability to scale and meet the demands of the distributed environment, and its unified management capabilities.

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  • Monash University

    Monash University
    As the largest University in Australia and a member of the prestigious Group of Eight, Monash University turned to Imperva to have a singular, overarching approach to security, allowing for increased visibility, tighter network security solutions and peace of mind over critical assets.

    “Increasing the visibility into threats allows us to make informed decisions into securing our environment.”

    Edward Messina, IT Security and Risk Manager, Monash University

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  • Online Gaming Company

    Online Gaming Company
    In anticipation of a major product launch, this online gaming company decided to host its e-commerce applications on Amazon Web Services (AWS), rather than invest significant time and money upgrading physical data centers. Delivering services in the cloud exposed the organization to web attacks, data theft, and fraud and without question, this required ironclad defenses. They quickly deployed SecureSphere WAF for AWS in time for the release - and protected the company’s applications from attacks, immediately. Designed exclusively for AWS, SecureSphere integrates with key AWS technologies, allowing the company to take advantage of all the benefits of cloud infrastructure.

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  • Partner Agent, Inc.

    Partner Agent, Inc.
    As an innovator in the marriage services industry, Partner Agent Inc. was searching for a solution to secure its B2B platform provided to parters and other corporations. This case study describes the adoption of Imperva’s solutions and its effectiveness being the only solution to provide integrated web and database security with minimal effort and ease of use with significant and consistently great results.

    "Imperva, in addition to always blocking threats, sends out alerts when anything dangerous develops without us having to constantly keep an eye on the console. With limited human resources within our means, Imperva guarantees easy and absolute security, and protects vital customer information. These, I believe, are the greatest merits of adopting the Imperva solution."

    Yuji Tajiyama, Leader, Information Systems Department

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  • PSCU

    Financial institutions are one of the most targeted industries for data theft, often by organized, profit-driven cyber criminals. PSCU was aware of these threats and was concerned about the potential consequences to their bottom line and reputation in the event that malware were to penetrate their data center. Download this case study to learn how FireEye and Imperva enable PSCU to detect malware on endpoint devices and respond in real-time, protecting their regulated and sensitive data from advanced targeted attacks.

    "Our decision to purchase FireEye and Imperva resulted from a change in philosophy. Like most companies, we were focused on protecting the perimeter, but with the advanced threats we're seeing today, you can't stop people from getting inside. We decided to take a data-centric approach, to concentrate on making sure they can't get to our business critical information."

    Bradley Walker, IT Security Manager for PSCU

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  • Soka-Bau

    SOKA-BAU, headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany, provides benefits, compensation and pension insurance services for 70,000 German construction companies. To operate more efficiently, SOKA-BAU wanted to provide self-service web applications to their customers and covered employees, while protecting them from the major data breaches reported by various organizations that implement online services in recent memory. After evaluating the leading security products, Soka Bau implemented Imperva's SecureSphere Web Application Firewall and Database Security Gateway products. SecureSphere was the only solution that could not only provide the deep monitoring and security functionality, but also surpassed all other competitors in the performance and scale requirements necessary for such an environment.

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  • Tech Giant Secures Data and Saves $2 Million Annually

    Tech Giant Secures Data and Saves $2 Million Annually
    One of the largest computer technology companies in the world replaced their IBM Guardium deployment with Imperva SecureSphere, to audit and protect their database environment. Switching to SecureSphere reduced operational costs by over 70%, saving the company $1.9M a year in recurring labor and support costs. This level of ongoing cost savings was a huge win for the company that operates with razor-thin margins, in a price-competitive industry. In addition to operating margin pressure, this Fortune 500 company had to address SOX and PCI-DSS regulations, on a global scale.

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  • TechSoup Global

    TechSoup Global
    Hear how Richard Collins from TechSoup Global is using Imperva SecureSphere WAF and DAM solutions. He discusses key drivers such as sensitive data protection, securing mission-critical servers, addressing partner concerns over data security from Microsoft, Adobe, and Intuit (which require their partners to have strong data security solutions), and addressing PCI.

    Richard also discusses how WAF can be used as a unifying technology that brings together development and operations teams. Finally he explains why he chose Imperva SecureSphere above competitors, and how Imperva offers the best solution for TechSoup Global by providing a superior: user interface, policy management system, profiling and learning capability, architecture flexibility, and ability to integrate database and Web application protection through a single solution.

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  • Tokyo Institute of Technology

    Tokyo Institute of Technology
    This Case Study describes how Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan’s top national science and technology university, deploys SecureSphere Web Application Firewall to enhance and simplify operations, reducing the security team’s workload, while ensuring that the content of the 400 websites are fully protected.

    "The SecureSphere Web Application Firewall fully protects the content of our websites and the alerts provide detailed updates regarding the current firewall status that contribute greatly to Tokyo Tech's security measures."

    Professor Masahiko Tomoishi, Global Scientific Information & Computing Center

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